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Total crime 36%
Violent crime 51%
Property crime 34%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsCentral Office/100k peopleRichmond/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime9,1421,585 (estimate)3,9621,8512,489
Murder55n/a23.85.05.0
Rape45n/a19.533.042.6
Robbery385n/a166.941.381.6
Assault583n/a252.7128.7250.2
Violent crime1,068185 (estimate)463208379
Burglary986n/a427.4162.8340.5
Theft6,234n/a2,702.01,359.51,549.5
Vehicle theft854n/a370.1120.3219.9
Property crime8,0741,400 (estimate)3,4991,6432,110

Key findings

  • Central Office crime rates are 36% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Central Office are 51% lower than the national average
  • In Central Office you have a 1 in 64 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Central Office is safer than 59% of the cities in Virginia
  • Year over year crime in Richmond has decreased by 9%

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      Daily Crime In Central Office (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Central Office

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Central Office is 1 in 541
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Central Office is 1 in 72
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Central Office is 1 in 64

      Year Over Year Crime In Richmond (per 100,000 people)

      Richmond police department

      ItemCentral OfficeRichmondVirginia
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9408,827
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.53.2

      Sex offenders in Virginia

      StateTotal offendersVirginia /100KNational /100K
      Virginia25,766352266
      There are a total of 25,766 sex offenders in Virginia. This yields a total of 352 sex offenders in Virginia per 100,000 residents which is 32% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Wyndham, VA10,09779626705
      Short Pump, VA27,0991149011,015
      Enon, VA3,9811239711,094
      Innsbrook, VA7,7071411,1131,254
      Woodlake, VA7,1721551,2211,376
      Chamberlayne, VA6,0861801,4191,599
      Tuckahoe, VA47,9971891,4951,684
      Richmond, VA216,7734633,4993,962

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Boise, ID218,6772811,5791,860
      San Bernardino, CA214,5811,3194,1905,509
      Des Moines, IA212,8597124,0914,803
      Birmingham, AL212,4241,9126,3148,226
      Spokane, WA212,0786905,9196,609
      Richmond, VA216,7734633,4993,962
      Source: The Central Office, Richmond, VA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.